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. secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia tonight. he began a 9-day middle east trip - first stop egypt. >> syria's main opposition group is refusing to attend a second round of peace talks in geneva unless certain conditions are met. rebel leaders in the eastern democratic republic of congo are calling for fighters to lay down their guns. tonight we look at so-called blue zones - places where people live longer and healthier lives. [ ♪ music ] >> tonight secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia trying to smooth over tensions. his 9-day trip to the middle east began with a quick stop in egypt. it's the highest level visit there since the military removed president mohamed morsi in july. during kerry's 6-hour stay he called for the violence to end and the country to move towards full democracy. we have the latest from washington. >> the first stop made on the trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking visit by a u.s. official since july 3rdrd. that's the day that the military removed mohamed morsi from
. . >>> and ready, set, go. we are going to tell you about the secretary of state john kerry, who is in the middle east on damage control. it's the start of a 9-day tour of the region, including stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. a goal will be to repair tensions with golf allies over syria, beginning when he visits riad. t"the washington post" says the are developing a gulf repatriation. the secretary of state is making an impromptu visit to egypt, the first since the ousting of president mohamed morsi. >> now bringing in sue turton. is kerry's visit a big deal to people in egypt? >> the egyptian people haven't really noticed that the u.s. secretary of state has landed in cairo. all the headlines at the moment in egypt are about the upcoming trial tomorrow, monday with the former president mohamed morsi. very few people turned up to the press conference to hear what john kerry and the minister said about their meeting. poddy language is interesting. they've had strained relations since the u.s. cut aid to egypt. they withheld military hardware, tanks, helicopters and jets. the egyptians we
of state john kerry made an off-the-cuff comment saying if syria gave up chemical weapons military action could be avoided - something the russians jumped at, leading to la plan to el -- to a plan to eliminate syria's weapons. >> the wach doll sent -- watchdog sent inspectors in. syria met two deadlines. last week they submitted a plan outlining how it would destroy chemical weapons reserve. on thursday, a day before the deadline it was announced that syria destroyed the equipment needed to create new chemical weapons. the next deadline is the middle of this month, where the formal plan will need to be approved by the intersectional atomic chemical agent's committee. part of that will be how the government will destroy 1,000 tonnes of toxic agents. that's in order to meet the deadline of destroying its stockpile by next year. >> we have breaking news from syria. israeli war planes hit a shipment from russia to the syrian port of latakia. the shippment was said to be russian missiles. we cannot confirm the report at this time. as soon as we have more information we will bring it to you. >>
covering the trial later in the program. elsewhere in the middle east, secretary of state john kerry traveled to saudi arabia, in a bid to mend frayed relations with a longtime ally. they've been strained by differences over syria, egypt and iran. kerry met with saudi foreign minister prince saud al-faisal after talks with king abdullah. he said saudi arabia is the region's linchpin. >> if we can get stability and ultimately hopefully peace in i place like syria, the possibilities are endless. the saudis are very, very important to all of these things. the saudis are really the sort of senior player, if you will, within the arab world together with egypt. egypt is in more of a transition. so saudi arabia's role is that much more important. >> that assad must step down that iran cannot be allowed to obtain a nuclear weapon. protestors in iran staged one of the largest anti-american rallies in years. it marks the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the u.s. embassy in tehran. tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets in a show of opposition to president rouhani recent open
with the leader of iraq for the first time in two years. >> secretary of state john kerry is conceding that some u.s. spying has gone too far. kerry was speaking at a conference in london. he was defending the programs but the white house has concluded that reviews and changes are needed. >> in some cases i acknowledge as does the president some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that doesn't happen in the future. >> lawmakers on capitol hill are taking up the spying being a at this times. the senate committee has limited how long the nsa can keep their data record. records. the bill will expand penalties for illegal spying. it falls short from real reform. >> one of the critics is journalist dplejournalist glen . the more information you collect about innocent people the harder it is to actually find the people that actually mean to do you harm. and the metaphor that surveillance officals use they are hooking for a needle in the hay stack. the larger the hay stack becomes the more giv give difficult it becomes to find the needle. >> they didn't know about the
of state john kerry is visiting for the first time. it will be a tense week ahead there. of course, we all remember the image of former president hosni mubarak behind a cage in that courtroom, being tried for allowing protesters in tahrir square to die. well, tomorrow, the next president who followed him, mohamed morsi, slated to be in court, as well. his trial set to begin. abc's alex marquardt in cairo tonight, watching it all. alex? >> reporter: good evening, david. egypt is on edge tonight, bracing for possibly more violence as the trial of mohamed morsi starts in just a few hours. the muslim brotherhood, which morsi belongs to, has called for massive nationwide protests, which in the past have triggered violent clashes with the security forces. morsi hasn't been seen since he was ousted by the military on july 3rd after millions of egyptians poured into the streets, demanding he step down. he's also been held at a secret location. and as the anxiety here rises, secretary of state john kerry visited cairo today to try to smooth over relations which are at their lowest point in decades.
penalty. >>> meanwhile, secretary of state john kerry is in the region mending fences. he's in saudi arabia today. official there are unhappy that the u.s. has failed to follow up on threats to punish syria with military strikes. they're also unhappy that the president has taken steps to ease tensions with iran. that is saudi arabia's arch enemy. >>> taxi dash cam was rolling when a reckless driver lost control on a busy israeli highway. just before the road splits in two. take a look. the driver suddenly swerves to his right. he slams into the side of a van. the impact is so strong, he ricochets back over the median into speeding traffic. there, he finally is slowed down when he plows into a railing. amazingly, no one was hurt. >>> terrifying moments on the field last night during the colts-texans game. at halftime, the head coach of the texas team collapsed. coach gary kubiak was leaving the field. he fell to his knees. he was immediately surrounded by medical personnel and taken off the field on a stretcher. he was conscious and alert. there were worrisome moments for the players
in the news secretary of state john kerry is in egypt this morning, he arrived overnight, the first visit to the country since the ouster of egyptian president morsi. which led the u.s. to suspend some aid to egypt. morsi goes on trial. >>> and new this morning, we're learning more about the condition of former south african president nelson mandela, he's at home now after spending 12 weeks at a hospital with a lung infection earlier this summer, saturday a close friend updated reporterses saying this. >> i am not ill. i'm just old. out of hospital. he's at home. >> all right the comments came during a question and answer session during a new movie about mandela's life that will be released in this country around thanksgiving. >>> denver broncos head coach john fox was rushed to the hospital on saturday after feeling light hearted. fox is expected to miss several games while he recovers. the broncos have the second best record in the nfl as of now. >>> some pieces of football history on sale in houston, texas, hundreds -- pay attention to this, bianna -- lined up to buy pieces of the hous
been in a secret location. as the anxiety here rises, secretary of state john kerry visited cairo to try to smooth over relations which are at the lowest point in decades. the u.s. has suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in aid as the military has cracked down on the population. more than 1,000 of morsi's supporters have been killed in clashes with security forces since he was deposed, and the fear that number could rise as the trial gets underway. abc news, cairo. >>> pediatricians say fighting obesity in children maybe easier if some kids get extra sleep. they studied children 8 to 11 and had half sleep eight hours a night and the other half 11 hours as recommended. those that slept more consumed 130 fewer calories. researchers discovered well-rested children had less appetites, and they are not awake as long to put food in their mouth. >> good point. interesting study. >> surprising. >>> the internet and social media have been shaking up nearly every single industry. and the music industry is no exception. >> last night, youtube tried to level the playing field with its o
with john john. when was the gain secret that john kerry get elected light traffic he just lied, apparently people would whisper in his ear and tell them secrets. and you know something, as you go through that book, there is not one i'm attractive picture taken, which has got to be part of the kennedy appeal. everybody is so beautiful. >> host: you the picture that mrs. kennedy said was her favorite of the two of them together in the back of a car. why was this her favorite track to she told stanley, this is a photograph taken in the white house limousine coming back from blair house to the white house, and the president is reaching over and taking a hair that had blown, putting it back into place. mrs. kennedy told stanley that it was the most intimate and affectionate photograph that they ever had. and it was spontaneous. john f. kennedy in public was very, very reserved. no public display of affection, rarely held his wife's hand can't even after the inaugural speech, he didn't kiss his wife as most presidents do. so this was an important picture to jackie kennedy. >> host: you have a pi
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